When it comes to security, don’t ignore people. Organisations should define, strategise, deliver and verify a comprehensive information security awareness programme for the workforce, writes Sivanathan Subramaniam of Cyber Intelligence.
HDS has released its HDS 2014 Asia Pacific predictions, identifying the five key IT trends emerging in this region in 2014 that will impact the use of technology among organisations.
The finance profession should gear itself for the impact that big data will have on businesses because the technology represents one of the biggest opportunities the profession has seen in recent years, according to the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA (Institute of Management Accountants).
The latest edition of the annual VMware Cloud Index showed that many business executives in Malaysia believe that their IT investments are not aligned with their companies’ business objectives, and that if their IT departments cannot deliver, they ‘will go elsewhere’ – that is, the public cloud.
Businesses and data users have three months from November 15 to ensure compliance Enforcement of the PDPA also introduces four new subsidiary legislations
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd has announced the availability of Check Point R77, the latest release for its Software Blade Architecture, which offers over 50 product enhancements, including a new ThreatCloud Emulation Service.
Dell Software has announced the latest version of the Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance, which now includes integrated software asset management to aid software licence compliance and lower IT costs.
The Melaka state government, in conjunction with the BSA, became the first state government in Malaysia to make a zero-piracy pledge and to launch BSA's Licence Management Registry 360 (LMR360).
Compliance and risk regulations will drive technology spending in 2013 says research firm Ovum, as a depressed world economy and tougher regulation motivate the financial markets rally to IT in order to underpin more risk-averse business strategies.
The majority of respondents in a recent survey on the banking industry named inadequate technological infrastructure as one of the key challenges in monitoring business compliance (81%) and compliance function activities (84%). Karamjit Singh explores the issue.